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PALLADIUM LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY: BUSINESS

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/PA04
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: PALLADIUM LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY: BUSINESS
Date(s): 1824-2000
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 0.23 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle Insurance Co
Palladium Life and Fire Assurance Society x Palladium Life Assurance Society

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Palladium Life and Fire Assurance Society was founded in 1824 offering life and fire insurance, mixed proprietary and mutual. They had offices at 10 Regent Street; 5 (later 7) Waterloo Place; and 276 Cheapside. The fire business was sold to Phoenix in 1829, and the name was changed to Palladium Life Assurance Society. The Society was acquired by Eagle Insurance in 1856.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Business records of Palladium Life Assurance Society including propectuses; life instruction book; proposals; re-registrations of judgements on Irish cases; contents of 'Box 1299, including stamped letters, prospectuses, proposal forms, receipts, copies of Post Magazine, letter books and other papers; newspaper reports and papers relating to 'Box 1299'; and advertisement.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged as follows:
CLC/B/005/PA04/01 General
CLC/B/005/PA04/05 Swansea Agency
CLC/B/005/PA04/12 Publicity.

Conditions governing access:

48 hours notice required for access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Accessioned as part of the Eagle Star Insurance Company archive.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For other records of Palladium Life Assurance Society see CLC/B/005/PA01: Corporate. Part of the records of the Eagle Star Insurance Company Limited, CLC/B/005.


Publication note:

Eagle Star, A Guide to its History and Archivesprepared by Zurich Group Archives.

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Added to AIM25 May 2012.

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